Director, Demand Planning
Broomfield, CO  / White Plains, NY 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Quality, efficiency, and safety all play a big role in our work at Danone. Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for the Supply Chain team. We are currently looking to hire strategic and analytical leader as a Director, Demand Planning based in Broomfield, CO or White Plains, NY!

This pivotal role involves steering our demand planning operations, ensuring the delivery of accurate forecasts that align with our S&OP processes and overall business objectives. The ideal candidate will bring a robust background in supply chain management, with a strong emphasis on demand forecasting within the Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) industry. You'll be at the helm of a dynamic team, driving monthly volume consensus through cross-functional collaboration with Marketing, Sales, Category Commercial, Revenue Growth Management, Strategies and Insights, and Supply Planning teams.


* Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Finance, Marketing, Sales, Category Commercial, Revenue Growth Management, and Supply Planning, to drive both monthly and annual volume consensus for the assigned Business Unit (BU)

*Own and coordinate the Demand-led meetings as part of the monthly S&OP processes

* Serve as the objective voice of Supply Chain, ensuring alignment between demand forecasts and business objectives.

*Collaborate with Finance, Marketing, Sales, Category Commercial and Revenue Growth Management to develop an understanding and insight of market influences and the impacts to demand planning

*Provide weekly trending insights, identifying risks and opportunities, and contribute to financial reporting

* Own and drive Demand Planning performance and KPIs for designated business unit

* Lead process and system transformations bringing best-in-class Demand Planning knowledge as well as a continuous improvement and change management mindset

*Support standardization of Demand Planning processes across the function

* Manage the hiring, training, development and evaluation of a multi-layered, multi-located team

The base compensation range for this position is $125,000 - $145,000 commensurate with experience. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options. To give our employees flexibility, Danone is a hybrid work environment.


B.A. / B.S. in Supply Chain Management or related degree

10+ years of Demand Planning experience, CPG preferred.

Strong cross-functional leadership capability and able to influence a wide spectrum of stakeholders

Excellent Circana data knowledge.

Strong people management and development skills

Ability to lead and develop a team with a continuous improvement mindset while driving transformation of ways of working and demand planning KPIs

SAP, o9 or other Advanced Planning System experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills

APICS certification or other equivalent desired

At Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.


Dannon is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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